Calif. High Court Case May Reveal Stance On Class Waivers

Law360, San Diego (March 8, 2013, 11:21 PM EST) -- The California Supreme Court will soon consider the enforceability of an auto dealer’s employment arbitration agreement in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion, and what it says could signal how the court will rule in an even bigger battle looming over arbitration agreements with class action waivers, experts say.

The case is significant because the California Supreme Court will not just address whether an arbitration agreement can waive an employee's right to complain to the state labor commissioner,...
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